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October 18, 1988 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, Times Science Writer
Two Americans and a Briton shared the 1988 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for research that produced sharp changes in the way new therapeutic drugs are developed. The work of the three researchers led to drugs now used against a wide range of illnesses, including AIDS, heart disease and peptic ulcers. They were among the first to design drugs on the basis of a biochemical understanding of the underlying disease process. Gertrude B. Elion and George H. Hitchings of Burroughs Wellcome Co.
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October 18, 1988 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, Times Science Writer
Two Americans and a Briton shared the 1988 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for research that produced sharp changes in the way new therapeutic drugs are developed. The work of the three researchers led to drugs now used against a wide range of illnesses, including AIDS, heart disease and peptic ulcers. They were among the first to design drugs on the basis of a biochemical understanding of the underlying disease process. Gertrude B. Elion and George H. Hitchings of Burroughs Wellcome Co.
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March 3, 1998
Dr. George H. Hitchings, 92, who shared a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1988 for drug research. The Nobel was granted for pharmaceutical research that led to development of drugs for treating such illnesses as leukemia, gout, malaria and AIDS. He shared the prize with his research associate, Dr. Gertrude Elion at Burroughs Wellcome Co. in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and with James W. Black of London, who did breakthrough research for Britain's Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.
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February 23, 1999 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gertrude Belle Elion, Nobel laureate who helped create drugs to combat such diseases as leukemia and herpes, has died at the age of 81. Elion, who held 45 patents, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C. She shared the Nobel Prize in 1988 with her colleague of about 40 years, George Hitchings, and British researcher James W. Black of King's College in London.
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August 23, 2000 | AARON ZITNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is French cuffs and monogrammed shirts, slicked-back hair and chauffeured cars. Mogul Mort Zuckerman is a friend and Princess Firyal of Jordan is a party companion. Beverly Sills sits on his company's board. William A. Haseltine is not known for modest living or modest ambition. He was one of the brightest students at UC Berkeley and one of the world's most important AIDS researchers. And he is quick to let you know it.
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